07/29/2011 08:07 pm ET Updated Sep 28, 2011

William Powhida Opening: An Artist Turns Us All Into Puppets

Last night, William Powhida looked set to be the most annoying artist on the scene right now. At the opening of his show at the posh Marlborough Gallery in Chelsea, he arrived in a vintage Mercedes convertible, which he drove straight into the exhibition space. The show is modestly titled “POWHIDA,” and as the artist explained, its splashy opening was supposed to count as the work on display, with his guests as the studio supplies. “Everyone’s invited into the gallery, and they’re all part of the art,” Powhida said, as cameras clicked around him. “We are all creating art right now. Look at all the cameras—this is important.”

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